Definition of “child-rearing” - English Dictionary

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“child-rearing” in British English

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child-rearingnoun [ U ]

uk /ˈtʃaɪldˌrɪə.rɪŋ/ us /ˈrɪrˌrɪə.rɪŋ/

the work of taking care of children until they are old enough to take care of themselves:

Why shouldn't a woman have a job after years of child-rearing?

(Definition of “child-rearing” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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